Rothenberger Goes Out with a BANG!

Deb Rothenberger named Brandon Valley’s 2015 Teacher of the Year

At the annual retirement/recognition banquet in Brandon last week, an award was presented that some would say was years in the making. Just weeks from retirement, Deb Rothenberger was named 2015 Teacher of the Year, concluding her 31-year career teaching English and journalism at Brandon Valley High School.

Brandon Valley Teacher of the Year Nominees

A co-worker and two of her students nominated her for the prestigious award.

Also nominated for 2015 Teacher of the Year were:

  • Jon Peters – Fred Assam Elementary, fifth grade
  • Leah Lockner – Spanish, high school
  • Tammy Bailey – Algebra 2 and geometry, high school
  • Angie Kautz – Fred Assam Elementary, second grade
  • Abby Klumper – Reading at Brandon Elementary, fifth grade
  • Joe Krivarchka – Brandon Elementary, fourth grade
  • Beth Schaffer – Brandon Elementary, kindergarten
  • Kim Skibsted – English, seventh grade